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Longinus Martyr

October 16, 2018

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on of October, repeating indefinitely

St. Longinus, the Centurion, is credited by tradition to have been the one who pierced the side of Our Lord hanging on the Cross (John 19:34).  Converted to Christianity, he was put to death in Cappadocia.  His body is venerated in the Church of St. Augustine in Rome.


October 16, 2018
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